Monthly Archives: November 2010

Lessons from a top journalism school

How are students at one of the world’s top journalism schools preparing for a future in a changing media world? The Guardian’s Emily Bell has left the British media behind, to teach journalism at New York’s prestigious Columbia University. On … Continue reading

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Rambling on – student blogs for Guardian

Glamorgan journalism student Michael Yong covered the 75th anniversary of the Ramblers Association in Wales for the Guardian’s Cardiff blog – that’s the way to do it!

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Royal scoop – all down to contacts

How important is it for journalists to keep a good contacts book – and to keep in touch with important contacts? The man who scooped the world on the royal engagement says it’s crucial.

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Not forgetting….

 Post-grad students Meg Rule and Andrew Collins reported on the remembrance service at Llandaff in the latest output of our busy MA journalism/radio courses. A few weeks ago, they and their colleagues also played a key role in live blogging … Continue reading

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A penny for your news

A radical rethink of the media in Wales was called for by speakers at a meeting in Cardiff organised by the Institute for Welsh Affairs and the National Union of Journalists. There was a call for the establishment of a … Continue reading

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Rali in support of S4C – time to listen to viewers and ensure media plurality in Wales

Cymdeithas yr Iaith Gymraeg (Welsh Language Society) organised a rally yesterday at Cathays Park outside what was, in pre-devolution days, the Welsh office.  Core to Cymdeithas’ argument was the need to guarantee the independence of S4C from the BBC and … Continue reading

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Lib Dems ‘Welshing’ on their promises

Eddie Mair had a good go at Vince Cable on Radio 4’s PM programme yesterday evening about the Lib Dems’ u-turn on student fees. As you can hear if you listen to the broadcast, he went so far as to … Continue reading

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Women work for free from now until New Year’s Eve!

Anyone who has seen Nigel Cole’s new movie, Made in Dagenham, might be interested to know that today (November 2nd, 2010) is equal pay day. According to the Fawcett Society, the full-time pay gap between women and men – at 16.4% – … Continue reading

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